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- The official numbers aren't in yet, but Artown's Executive Director Beth Macmillan tells KOLO 8 News Now this may have been one of their strongest years yet. She says that's partly because the festival is always evolving to include events that reflect the changing culture of our area.
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- U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
Funeral for Murdered Teen Held as Police Search for Killer The funeral for murdered teen April Millsap took place at around the same time that a father and son were arraigned for growing marijuana inside a house that the Michigan State Police and FBI searched as part of the ongoing investigation into Millsap's murder.